NEWS: Six The Musical success continues with West End run extended & Album of the Year win

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The success of Six The Musical continues with a West End booking extension to 5 January 2020, the announcement of the show’s first US production in Chicago and the musical’s studio album being named as the Best UK Cast Recording in The Curtain Up Show Album of The Year Awards.

The Studio Cast Recording of Six The Musical has received more than four million streams despite its limited seven-week run at the Arts Theatre in 2018.

The winners of the Album of the Year – Best UK Cast Recording were revealed live on The Curtain Up Show on Resonance FM by presenters Tim McArthur and Nathan Matthews, who said:

“We both love Six and are delighted that it’s bagged Best UK Cast Recording. Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss have written one of the most exciting new British musicals in a very long time, so what better way to celebrate the show’s return to the West End than by awarding it Album of the Year? Six showcases some of the best female singers and musicians in the country – long may it reign!”

The first US production of Six will play the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre from 14 May to 30 June 2019.

SIX, the musical by recent Cambridge grads Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, features the return of the full, original West End cast: Jarneia Richard-Noel as Catherine of Aragon (The Color Purple in Concert, Cadogan Hall); Millie O’Connell as Anne Boleyn (Thoroughly Modern Millie UK tour, 42nd Street, Theatre Du Chatelet, Paris); Natalie Paris as Jane Seymour (Sunday in the Park with George, Menier Chocolate Factory); Alexia McIntosh as Anna of Cleves (Godiva Rocks, Belgrade Theatre); Aimie Atkinson as Katherine Howard (In The Heights, Kings Cross Theatre, Zorro the Musical UK tour).

Six marked the professional debuts of Maiya Quansah-Breed (Catherine Parr) and Grace Mouat (alternate Jane Seymour/Katherine Howard and dance captain) who both graduated from Guildford School of Acting last summer.

From January the cast will be joined by two additional alternates. Vicki Manser as alternate Anne Boleyn and Anna of Cleves (Bat Out of Hell, West End and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (2nd cover Carole, West End). Courtney Stapleton is the alternate Catherine of Aragon and Catherine Parr (Bat Out of Hell – dance captain, West End, Les Misérables, West End and Mamma Mia! (West End).

Directed by Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, the creative team also includes choreographer Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, set designer Emma Bailey, costume designer, Gabriella Slade. lighting designer Tim Deiling, sound designer Paul Gatehouse, musical orchestrator Tom Curran, musical supervisor Joe Beighton, associate choreographer Freya Sands, musical director Katy Richardson and associate musical director Arlene McNaught.

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